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Aimee Elizabeth Rice

Independent Director

Aimee is a partner and Managing Director in the Pittsburgh-based firm of Compass Advisory Partners, LLC. Aimee is a hands-on experienced financial executive who specializes in providing financial oversight and day-to-day management support to a variety of entities including Extrusions and Steel, Export, Manufacturing, O&G and Distribution.

Her experience includes the responsibility of decision making and reporting for companies placed in bank turn around, with positive outcomes for both the company and lender. She has also been an integral part of corporate asset sales and re-organization under new ownership of companies with gross revenues of between $25mm to $150mm.

Aimee has served a lead role in financial restructuring projects and has also participated in mergers between private and public corporations. She excels in cash management and margin improving cost-cutting initiatives.

She has a wide range of experience including direct involvement in negotiations with lenders, customers, and trade creditors. Aimee has also implemented purchasing initiatives to reduce costs, and has experience in the renewal process of collective bargaining agreements.

She has had the responsibility of business planning, strategic planning, and all financial analysis and reporting functions.

During her 20-plus years as a corporate business professional, Aimee has served as Chief Financial Officer, working effectively with lenders, attorneys, owners, Boards of Directors and senior management teams on all levels of not only finance, but also within operations.

Aimee received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1994 and is currently studying for the CTP Certification.

Aimee is a Board Member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and incoming President, a member of Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Treasurer of the Western PA chapter of International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC WPA), and Director at Large of International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation National (IWIRC NTL).  

Aimee resides in Pittsburgh, Pa., and has four children, including two sons who serve as United States Marines. She and her Youth-level daughter are both Competitive USAW Athletes, and Aimee holds a National record in Snatch in her age group and weight class (40-44/53kg/2018).  She is very active in USAW, serving as Chair of the Background Check Appeal Committee, Treasurer of the Foundation Board, and NGC Member — in addition to serving as a Coach and Referee, and Chair and Member on several Boards and Committees within the organization.